About the Vantage Point Series: Art photographer and journalist Brian Jacobson has always sought out the higher viewpoints when it came to his urban cityscape photographs. Much like architectural photographers at the turn of the 20th-century, there is a different feel and scope to buildings and street patterns as seen from the rooftops, high hills and bridges in Milwaukee. His photo series tries to see what is typically unseen by the pedestrian. (for further detail, refer to last week’s article)
Nov 20th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
Call it a bonus round: an assemblage of photos taken in my tour of many great vantage points in Milwaukee.
Nov 13th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
At dusk, the 23rd floor of the Pfister Hotel tower offers beautiful views of a changing city
Nov 6th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
Built in 1901, the classic, 12-story building is well-situated for great views of Downtown and the old and new city.
Oct 30th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
From the 20th floor, a magnificent view of the city and its central valley, once grimly industrial and now turning ever more green.
Oct 22nd, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
My goal was to duplicate the 1896 view of Milwaukee in the famous lithograph. Not quite, but great views anyway.
Oct 15th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
Make that the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, which, with its radio antenna, is about as tall as the U.S. Bank building, and offers stunning views.
Oct 10th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
The dramatic yet oh-so-civilized views from Cafe Benelux, Wolf Peach and Hotel Metro's Zen on 7.
Oct 2nd, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
Its signature penthouse, known as “THIRTY 01,” may offer the best view of the city.
Sep 25th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
The classic retailer is long gone, but the “ASQ Center” lives on.
Sep 18th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
Giant Eagle sculptures outside of the central branch evince an intriguing history.
Sep 12th, 2014 by Brian Jacobson
The Modernist downtown property has a history of transition, and one heck of a view.